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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Use a button at The Outlawz

Good afternoon  from a very warm Johannesburg,

Running a little late, but had to be out this morning, so here I am now. I was privileged to choose the colour palette and twist for this week's Colour challenge  at The Outlawz. I loved the pretty colours on the photo and the buttons appealed to me, so that is the twist this week ..to add a button or two.

We hav e no sponsor this month, but there is a $10 Gift Certificate for the winner for the store of her choice.  So come along and play.

The DT have all made super projects for inspiration.








My card is another fairly simple one. At the moment, I am selling more of these than the very busy ones....maybe it is that I am selling to a number of older people and they like less fussy...


The paper is from my stash.

I used a stamp that was a freebie in a magazine some time back. Inked it with 2 colours of Distress inks, and cut out with a scolloped MFD.

Added buttons for the centres of the flowers and added some pearl maker dots on the buttons.

The sentiment is from a collection of Hero Arts stamps.

Finished off with blue pearls, but they look more green on the photo.

Will enter it in some challenges:
Heartful Stamping ...Anything goes
Stamping Sensations ...Floral fancies
All Sorts challenge #392...CAS
Brown Sugar #227...Anything goes
Creative Fingers #121 ...Anything goes

Have a wonderful week and take care. See you soon.

Love Ursula



New challenge at Let's Craft and Create

Good morning and a happy Tuesday to all.
I am a day late, but not having internet for almost 3 days did cause a few problems. Changing to a new service provider does come with some problems, but I hope all is sorted.

Over at Let's Craft and Create the new challenge this month is....Christmas or New Year. The DT have made some gorgeous cards so please go and pay them a visit.

I have kept mine fairly simple with a precoloured Nativity image from Beccy's Place. I cut it out with a Nellie's MFD.

The paper is from my Christmas stash, which is slowly diminishing.

The sentiment is from the Nativity set of Beccy's.

Finished with some pearls.


Entering the following challenges:
Come and Get it ...Christmas
Beccy's Place...Anything goes
Dragonfly Dreams ...Christmas
Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends #47 ...Anything goes
Robyn's Fetish #345...Square or rectangle

Have a great week and I will see you a little later with another DT cards. Take care.

Love Ursula




Friday, December 2, 2016

December progressive challenge

Good morning friends,
It is already the 2nd of the month so am a little late posting this. The new Progressive challenge at The Outlawz started yesterday. If you have played with last month you will have received your new image. If this is your first time you need to let us have your email address and you can join in this month. If you make a card with the image you will receive the next month's image free.


This month we thank Sandi for the cute snowman image.

 






I made a side step card, using paper from an old paper bloc and cut a snowflake border die cut out of a blue glossy snowflake paper. Added a few snowlfakes and touched them all with some icicle glitter.

The image was coloured with Distress inkpads, also adding glitter and a few pearl drops. It was cut out with a Nellie's MFD and mounted on a scolloped diecut from the same set.

The sentiment is from a Docrafts Christmas set.


I will enter a few challenges:
Aud Sentiments #169...Anything goes
Cardz for Galz #36...Show a snowman
Craft Rocket challenges #29...Winter time
Moving along with the times #34...Anything goes with Christmas
Crafty Creations #329...Christmas
Inspiration Destination #114 ...Anything goes
Simon Says #33...Anything goes

I hope you all have a great weekend, take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Feeling blue??

Happy Tuesday everyone,

I can hardly believe that this is the last Colour challenge for November at The Outlawz. I hink that my holiday made the time go faster, but December will be a busy time as well.

I had the good fortune of choosing the colours and theme for the challenge this week and I went with a monochrome challenge. I have chosen blue, but you may choose whichever colour you like.


Our sponsors for the last time this month are Newtons's Nook Designs with a prize of $20 store credit.














I used Distress inks in shades of blue to stamp my image. Added some gems and pearl makers.

Papaers are from my stash, with a bit of embossing on the light blue card.

Die cut the sentiment  with Impression Obsession dies.


Entering the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments #169...Anything goes
Crafty Girls #30...Anything goes
Crimbo Crackers #120...Anything goes
Little Miss Muffet #151...Anything goes
Brown Sugar #226...Anything goes
Crafting with Friends
Creative Fingers #121...Anything goes
Simply Papercraft #41...Anything goes

Have a wonderful week, take care and see you soon.

Love Ursula


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Saying happy birthday at The Outlawz

Hello friends,
A little late in the day, but here I am now.

This week at the colour challenge. Jeanie has chosen the inspirational photo and the twist ..Make it for a birthday. You can choose any three colours or more if you like.  The DT have made some lovely projects for this week, so go over and have a look.

Our sponsor is Newton's Nook Designs, with this super prize.



I have made my card using the image..Seasons greetings, but I have made it into a birthday card, using the colours pink, turq and white. and coloured it with Distress Inkpads

The card is a double fold...not sure if that is the correct name for it.




The papers are from an old paper pad...Do Crafts..Especially for you

The sentiment on the inside was computer generated.

Added pearls to finish.


Will enter it in the following challenges:




Crafting from the Heart #137...Anything goes
Craft Your Passion #339...Anything goes
Ellibelle's Creative Moments Critters and creatures linky part #9
Get Creative ...#52 Birthday
Love to Scrap #90...Anything goes

I wish you all a wonderful week. We are back to very hot weather, but at least we have had a little rain. The drought is not yet broken and many parts of the country are suffering.

Take care and see you soon

Love Ursula



Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A colour challenge

Good morning,
I am back again, this time with a colour challenge ( Edited:  sorry had internet problems yesterday...so a day late)

Today we have a lovely inspirational photo from Cara for our colour challenge at The Outlawz.

The sponsor for this month is Newton's Nook Designs







For my card I was inspired by the colours and the dandelions.

I made the background paper by inking with Distress inks and water. Then running it through the Cuttlebug with a Cuttlebug EF. I spritzed some bronze colour and added touches of gold glitter.

The image is Snowday 1, coloured with Distress inkpads and cutout, then mounted with 3D dots.

Sentiment is computer printed.

Entering the following challenges:

Sunny Day Crafting  #23...Anything goes
Digi Chooseday #46...Anything goes
Melonheadzfriends ...Add a sentiment.
Crafty challenges #328...animals
Little Red Wagon #368...It's embossible
Word Art Wednesday #256/257...Anything goes

Wishing you a wonderful week and take care.

Love, Ursula



Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Christmas is coming

Good morning friends,
Such a beautiful Tuesday with lovely rains again.

Today there is a new challenge starting at Digistamps4Joy  The theme as always is Anything goes, but my teamie Jackie has chosen as an optional twist...Christmas is coming.

There are lovey cards made by the DT for inspiration, but please remember you do have to use an image on your card. It can be a digital or a stamped one.

For my card I have used the image Giraffe Christmas lights

The paper is a cork covered craft paper, with handmade paper embossed with a Christmas folder

The image is coloured with Distress inkpads and glossy accents added to the lights. Cut out with a MFD and mounted on a scalloped oval.

The sentiment stamped onto the oval.

A raffia bow to finish.




I will enter the following challenges:


Craft-Dee Bowz...Anything goes
Craft Your Passion #338...Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart #135...Anything goes
Crafty Cardmakers #177...Embossing

Have a great week and take care.

Love Ursula